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Word: behoove

Definition: (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.


More Vocab Words

::: germinate - cause to sprout; sprout
::: mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
::: crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
::: billowing - swelling out in waves; surging
::: merit - good quality deserving praise; merits: aspect of character or behavior deserving approval or disapproval; Ex. judge each plan on its own merits; V: deserve; earn
::: masticate - chew
::: padre - chaplain (in the armed forces)
::: impugn - dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight
::: malfeasance - wrongdoing; misconduct (by a public official)
::: submerge - place under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water); Ex. submerged in work